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Dental
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
  • Full time
  • Part time
Full Time and Part Time considered
Job ref
070-PST021-1021-C
Employer
Powys Teaching Health Board
Employer type
NHS
Site
Brecon / Glan Irfon
Town
Builth Wells
Salary
£33,706 - £40,588 per annum pro rata
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
26/09/2022 23:59

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Dental Therapist

Band 6

Powys is cited as being a wonderful place to live and work.  It is a rural health setting where you can personally and professionally grow and patients are truly at the heart of care provision. If you are an ambitious professional in search of job satisfaction that others can only dream about, prepare for a very pleasant surprise as Powys is the place to be. We are looking for staff who have energy, enthusiasm, commitment and drive and who are patient-centred. Whatever your career aspirations, we are committed to supporting and developing you.

Powys Teaching Health Board is responsible for meeting the health and wellbeing needs of the population of Powys. As a rural health board we have around 133,000 people living across an area that is a quarter of the land mass of Wales. Powys is the largest county in Wales with Snowdonia to the North and the Brecon Beacons to the South, the spectacular scenery is something to behold.   Working in partnership, we commission and provide award-winning hospital, community, mental health and learning disability services, so our portfolio is varied and diverse. We are proud to offer patients an unrivalled level of care, not to mention a wide range of careers for professionals who want to make a real difference.  If working for Powys Teaching Health Board is something that is of interest, we may have an opportunity just for you!

Did you know – Powys Teaching Health Board accepts applications to retire and return from within the NHS in Wales. If you would like to know more, please contact the Powys Teaching Health Board Resourcing team on 01874 712580 or e-mail Powysresourcing@wales.nhs.uk

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Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.


 

Job overview

The clinical component of this post includes carrying out dental treatment on 
children and adult patients in clinics, mobile dental units and the domiciliary 
setting under the treatment plan of a Dentist.

Main duties of the job

An enthusiastic Dental Therapist is required to join a growing CDS in Powys. 

This opportunity will allow an individual to work within their scope of practice in a supportive working environment, with access to excellent equipment,  where quality of care is the primary focus. 

Individuals are encouraged to develop clinical skills and will be supported by other colleagues within the team.  Working under direct access is encouraged.  The team consists of skilled Dental Nurses, Dental Therapists, restorative, endodontic, special care and oral surgery colleagues. 

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply. 

Working for our organisation

Powys is cited as being a wonderful place to live and work; a rural health setting where you can personally and professionally grow, where patients are at the heart of care provision. If you are an ambitious professional in search of job satisfaction, Powys is the place to be. Whatever your career aspirations, we are committed to supporting and developing you.

Powys Teaching Health Board is responsible for meeting the health and wellbeing needs of the population of Powys.  Powys is the largest county in Wales with Snowdonia to the North and the Brecon Beacons to the South, the spectacular scenery is something to behold.   Working in partnership, we commission and provide award-winning hospital, community, mental health and learning disability services, so our portfolio is varied and diverse. We are proud to offer patients an unrivalled level of care and range of careers for professionals who want to make a real difference.

Did you know – Powys Teaching Health Board accepts applications to retire and return from within the NHS in Wales. If you would like to know more, please contact the Powys Teaching Health Board Workforce team on 01874 712580 or powys.workforcegeneralenquiries@wales.nhs.uk

Step into Health connects employers in the NHS to people from the Armed Forces community.

Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click “Apply now” to view in Trac.

Person specification

Qualifications

Desirable criteria
  • GDC registered as a Dental Therapist
  • BSc/Diploma/equivalent qualification in Dental Therapy

Experience

Essential criteria
  • Experience of full remit of work as GDC uidelines
  • Good IT skills
Desirable criteria
  • Experience of working in a Dental Practice
  • Ability to work under direct access
  • Experience of working ina community or hospital environment

Values

Essential criteria
  • Demonstrate PTHB values
  • Confidentiality and working in a team
  • Abilityto communicate and speak clearly
  • Understand the importance of oral health promotion
Desirable criteria
  • Understand the role ofthe GDS nad CDS Welsh Health Care system

Other

Essential criteria
  • Ability to travel in a timely manner to other locations

Aptitude and Abilities

Essential criteria
  • Ability to write a comprehensive personal statement
  • Ability to manage own case work load
Desirable criteria
  • Ability to speak Welsh

Employer certification / accreditation badges

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Welsh language skills are desirable

Documents to download

Apply online now

Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Warren Tolley
Job title
Associate Dental Director
Email address
Warren.Tolley@Wales.nhs.uk
Telephone number
01686 617363